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Weekend Passport: A Qawwali Extravaganza

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Each week global citizen Nari Safavi helps listeners plan their international weekend. This week he’s getting spiritual. 

He’s joined by musician Zeshan Bagewadi and a group of Qawwali musicians who give us a preview performance of their concert, which takes place this weekend at the Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago. 

Qawwali music is a form of Sufi devotional music that is popular in South Asia and gaining a following worldwide.

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